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Pie in the Sky (1935)

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At a skid row mission, a cleric opines as men wait to eat. After his sermon, he brings out a pie and cuts it into small slices. The two men at the end of the line get none. They leave the ... See full summary »

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Elman Koolish
Irving Lerner
Ralph Steiner
Molly Day Thatcher
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At a skid row mission, a cleric opines as men wait to eat. After his sermon, he brings out a pie and cuts it into small slices. The two men at the end of the line get none. They leave the mission and head for a garbage dump where junk becomes props for their play. A dress form becomes Mae West; a rusted car gives them a wild ride. Then, one dresses as a priest and promises pie in the sky. By the end, they sport metal halos. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Good Film representing the emergence of Indie Cinema
18 November 2003 | by (Cambridge,Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

This film is well executed and helps the audience understand not only the ramifications of the depression but also emergence of independent cinema through small New York theater groups.

The cinematography and the direction is excellent and the acting is superb even though it is such a short movie. It really shows what one could do with such limited resources


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